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on the patraeus scandal. talked about the media circus that has converged on their neighborhood. first daniel has the latest from the white house. >> reporter: the president opened news conference with talk of jobs, economy and fiscal cliff. >> first public comments about the scandal involving david patraeus. >> provided this country an extraordinary service. we are davis because of the work he has done. >> he resigned from the cia last friday after the fbi uncovered he had an affair. >> i have no evidence at this point that classified information was disclosed that in anyway would have had negative impact on our national security. >> the scandal is threatening the future of general john allen, the top commander in afghanistan. looking into e-mail communication with jill kelley. complaint to the fbi revealed the patraeus affair. >> obama is holding judgment about why he didn't learn until last week. law makers want answers. >> nothing happening for 6 months and the week after the election one event after another. it doesn't add up. >> top fbi officials met with law makers wednesday. senator diane
the now former cia director david patraeus and also one of the nation's top generals. >>> the president will have to do something of a juggling act when he scares off. for starters his high profile cia director is gone because of a sex scandal. and john allen is under investigation for e-mails he sent to a patraeus family friend. he got backing from his immediate boss. >> no one should leap to conclusions. general allen is doing an excellent job in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued confidence. >> one prominent conservative is questioning the conduct of the fbi in both cases. >> let me begin with general allen who is smeared by an investigation who got out of control. no reason to believe he did anything inappropriate. >> and some who see this as a distraction. an investigation into what happened in libya back in september. the new acting director of the cia briefed some law makers yesterday. and while the president did face occasional questions about it on the campaign trail, he may be pressed to further splaen exactly what his administration new. and that approaching
today on the affair that broke down cia director david patraeus. they'll ask about thousands of emails between a tampa socialite. daniel nottingham has more. >> reporter: he will testify about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. before he handed in his resignation he was scheduled to appear at hearings this week. the details of the new hearings are being worked out. president obama is expected to face questions about the scandal that forced patraeus to step down at a news conference today. the widening investigation the s now jeopardizing general john allen's future. the pentagon is looking at emails he exchanged with joe kelly. sources described them as potentially inappropriate and flirtatious. >> these allegations are shocking to everybody that knows general allen. he's a terrific officer. he's also done a really good job in afghanistan. >> the white house and lawmakers continue to express confidence in general allen's leadership of u.s. troops if afghanistan while his promotion to become nato's top general is on hold. >> he said he has not done anything impro
of the committee says cia director david patraeus will not testify but could be called for future hearings. spotted the woman at the center of the scandal in dc yesterday. paula broadwell is staying at her brother's home. the other woman is claiming she has diplomatic immunity. called police to report a man on her property and saying she is an honorary council general. it's given for her role as an unpaid social planner. we will learn more about jill kelley coming up at 9:30 this morning. >> president obama is giving first full press conference in more than 8 months later this afternoon. and the patraeus resignation is expected to dominate the questions from reporters. other issues include the attack on the embassy in benghazi that led to the assassination. and the fiscal cliff if the white house and congress cannot agree. the economy will surely go back into recession. >> we'll also find out if nancy pelosi is going to stay on as minority leader. came leader ten years ago today. last week democrats failed to win enough seats to take back the house. she says she'll make the announcement about hers
answered questions about climate change and the terror attack in libya. >>> as for the patraeus scandal, members of the house intelligence committee met behind closed doors today with the head of the fbi and acting cia director. we're hearing tonight patraeus will testify on capitol hill tomorrow about the terrorist attack in benghazi. >> hoping to keep her job as the house democratic leader. still in minority but the job is her fz she wants it. >>> also learned today that censor elect plans to caucus with the democrats in january. the independent will take retiring republican center's seat. ends months of speculation about which party he would align himself and gives democrats a 55 -45 seat edge. >>> what we don't know is who will if i am arizona's seat. that was the seat held by gabby giffords. the ballots are still being counted and the lead seems to change everyday. her hand picked replacement is neck and neck with marsha mcsally. showed could be in better state financially next fiscal year. according to the baltimore sun, the budget analyst says next year's operating budget may fal
. this thing has been opened up, and it is all on general patraeus. this is learly, no one else in the cia. he should have known better and he acted in a reckless fashion whicis why he was forceto resign. lou: my question is, it would seem to me that if a man were in his position he would understand , he is being surveiled by his own governmen. he is being -- various agencies. >> tradecraft. u: and he is being surveiled, obviously, by the bad gys. what in the word would any director think he could get away with? >> there is no insight. horrible decision making. the level of arrogance, the level of arrogance in this. you know, best for people not to be arrogant in this competitive and aggressive and conflicting world. terrible, terrible judgment on his part. lou: benghazi, cia director goes to push on interview agents. all of this obviously well after the attacks on september 11th. what in th world could you possibly be thinking? would he not be thinking of how that looks to his own agency, for him to be sitting there sifting through the papers in the dust of an attack in which someone and mos
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)